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Address: 3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7919
Phone Number: (530) 544-2011
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Kayaking in Emerald Bay

We kayaked in Emerald Bay - beyond words! It was very easy to rent a kayak - took about 15 minutes to sign release forms, pay, and receive a 5 min lesson & instruction.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Brooklyn, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We kayaked in Emerald Bay - beyond words! It was very easy to rent a kayak - took about 15 minutes to sign release forms, pay, and receive a 5 min lesson & instruction.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We had a great time kayaking Emerald Bay. The staff was very nice and helpful. Prices were very fair. We did not take the tour. We just rented a double kayak for 2 hours.

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Plainfield, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My friends and I decided to rent kayaks to tour the lake- we did the whole day rental. We packed a picnic and headed out to emerald bay on our own. It only took just over an hour from Baldwin beach. We stopped to eat and it was just gorgeous! The water of the lake is so clear and beautiful-... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We took the 4 hour Emerald Bay tour today with our 12 & 14 year old boys. What a GREAT experience. Rob was our tour guide. We met at the Timber Cove Marina and caravanned to a secluded camp ground on the south shore of Emerald Bay. After we learned the basics of kayaking, we headed out in to the... More 

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Mountain View, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We rented kayaks and SUP’s from Kayak Tahoe at Emerald Bay twice within a week-long trip to Lake Tahoe. Super convenient and in a gorgeous location, but I have to knock off some points for the staff. The rental process is very easy and straightforward. We rented several kayaks and SUP’s for 4 hours, and had an amazing time. Heading... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Fair prices and really nice people working here. We rented kayaks and some stand up paddle boards, and spent two hours on the lake. You can't go out into the deep water (too much boat traffic), but we had plenty of space to paddle around and soak up the sun. Highly recommend this place and two hours is plenty of... More 

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Rented a kayak at Emerald bay. The crew was very helpful and friendly even with us arriving shortly before closing time. Had a good bit brief trip out to island. In our hurry to leave we left a Fitbit in a dry bag. Called the next day and they were closed due to bad weather so I left message. Two... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Kayak Tahoe has rentals in multiple places. We rented and launched from Baldwin Beach. From Baldwin north to Emerald Bay and around - docked at the island for lunch and hung around for a while. There was a decent amount of boat traffic but never congested or problematic. The launch site at Baldwin is easy to navigate back to. Kayak... More 

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Lewisville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The staff here was very helpful and got us in the water quickly. We had a double kayak and had a fine time paddling around the bay. We saw some eagles nests in the east side of the bay, went to the small island to look around, and took pictures of the surrounding mountains. Would definitely recommend this.

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

When a dozen people in one party descent on a business all at once, you expect a bit of confusion - there was none. The lovely women of Kayak Tahoe talked these newbies through the ins and outs of renting kayaks and selecting single and tandem kayaks. Once that was settled, we were given our life jackets and a quick... More 

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Address: 3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7919
Phone Number: (530) 544-2011
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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